Aeronautics: Splash

Sailor Charles ("Buddy") Cowart, 19, refused to tell the Press how he dangled for two hours on a rope beneath the wind-tossed U. S. S. Akron over Camp Kearny, Calif, unless the Press would pay him (TIME, May 23). But in Tulsa, Okla. last week Sailor Cowart could not resist spinning a yarn for the home folks. He described how he and two mates of the ground crew were jerked high into the air when the airship broke her moorings.

"None of us said a word while we were hanging there and they didn't...

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